needle wood


Definition of needle wood

  1. 1 usually needlewood :  a needlebush of the genus Hakea; especially :  a white-flowered shrub or small shrubby tree (H. leucoptera) with a hard tough heavy reddish brown wood that is used locally for small cabinetwork

  2. 2 :  an Indian-Burmese tree (Schima wallichii) of the family Theaceae with light red or reddish brown wood

  3. 3 :  the wood of a needle wood

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